: realize that Bob Shanes retirement and the new group were no surprise to the current
: group. After over 40 years on the road you think George wasn't about ready?
You'll have to talk to George about that. All I can tell you is the news caught them completely unawares, as did the legal papers when they were served while they were out on the road. It was a bombshell, and the shock, surprise and distress was genuine and palpable. They had definitely not been in the loop.